Dhaka is traditional hand made fabric of the indigenous Limbu people of eastern Nepal. It is gaining popularity in all cultures and around the world. It has its origins in Terhathum district of Nepal. The art of making dhaka is taught by one generation to another. Dhaka fabric represents Limbu cultural dress. Limbu man wear clad in dhaka topi (hat) and scarf, and a Limbu woman in dhaka mekhli, shawl and shari.
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